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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
sources tell nbc news that the investigation came to a head on election day. that's the first time the intelligence community had learned of the allegations. they say president obama found out on thursday. he met with petraeus who then offered his resignation. the president allowed himself 24 hours to think it over, then accepted the resignation on friday. some feel he should have allowed petraeus, the former commander of combat forces in afghanistan and iraq, to stay. >> there's no criminal conduct involved. it's basically a matter for him and his family. >> reporter: the a.p. is reporting tonight a former petraeus spokeswoman says the retired general is truly remorseful for the affair and is trying to heal with his family. petraeus was to testify this week about the attack in benghazi, libya. the acting cia director will take his place. >> darcy spencer, thank you. >>> a tv station in chicago says tonight jesse jackson jr. is working out a plea deal on charges of misusing campaign funds. jackson was re-elected to congress tuesday despite missing the last five months for treatment
Nov 11, 2012 11:30pm EST
appears that they're saying, the fbi didn't realize un,000 till electitil election t rpelt -- petraeus was involved. >> the timing of this had nothing to do with the election. the fbi didn't notify the administration until after the investigation was complete because it didn't know what it was dealing general petraeus was to testify about at taken benghazi. general petraeus went to libya to conduct an investigation last month. there is speculation he will still be called to testify. >>> across the country and here in the d.c. area, many took a moment to remember sacrifices made by our spoke to some people. >> reporter: visiting the world war ii memorial on the national mall for the first time, this veterans' day. >> chokes me up a little bit. >> his two sons with him. in town for an event where he will see other sailors from his world war ii squadron. >> means a lot to hear what my dad, at this memorial and for tomorrow, for his, dedication, of his squadron. [ inaudible ] >> the memorial with fountain thousands, towering arches and wreaths, drew veterans and locals too to pay respect f
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> president obama and his family are back at the white house tonight after that re-election vote last night. the obamas were all smiles as they stepped off air force one. before leaving chicago, the president stopped at his campaign head kwauquarters to w with republicans in congress. >> you e lelected us to focus o your jobs, not ours. and in the coming weeks and months, i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> another historic moment for the president. this picture was posted on his facebook page last night. it is now the most-liked picture in facebook history with nearly 4 million fans. >> we are 10 1/2 weeks away from inauguration. the stage is being built on the steps of the capital. officials expect up to 800,000 riders on inauguration day. >> wlahat happens when the messages cross the line? some people could wind up with fewer friends on facebook. >> to friend or unfriend, that is the question. a mere 24 hours after the president won a second term. tempers flared, so did the racist remarks on t
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
economy from the white house. it will be his first address since election night, and it is on the eventuality of what they're calling a fiscal cliff. that's the term being used for automatic across the board cuts that were part of the 2011 budget compromise. if congress does not reach a budget deal, those cuts take effect next year. today virginia's governor bob mcdonnell ordered state agencies to cut their budgets by 4% to prepare for that possibility. >>> there is a new effort to stop a casino from coming to prince george's county. some residents filed a civil suit against question 7 today. they say a casino would compromise their quality of life. the lawsuit itself is based on voter turnout. it claims that too few registered voters came to the polls to constitute the majority required to approve question 7. >>> a chapter now closed for former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords. she was in court today as a judge sentenced jared loughner to life in prison. it was the first time that the two came face-to-face since loughner shot the congresswoman and several others nearly two ye
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
-election public appearance. >> i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deaf sit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. >> republicans say they won't budge on taxes unless democrats agree to cut the cost of social security and medicare by raising the minimum age of eligibility. the president will host a meeting with both party frs next week. >> the president's inauguration is still months away. but hotels rooms in this town are filling up fast. and rest rant reservations are awfully hard to come by. shomari stone to tell us how local businesses are cashing are. >> reporter: local businesses are cashing in and you would think the inauguration was next weekend. a lot of folks are kpielted. hotels and restaurants are booking with reservations and a lot of folks tell me they plan on going to the inauguration and some locals are cashing in with their condos, apartments and homes. >> it's exciting. >> amy london plans to rent her one-bedroom apartment just three blocks from the white house for as much
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